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IVCC athletes named to the All-Arrowhead Confernce team

Posted by wlpo on November 3, 2012

A couple of athletes at Illinois Valley Community College are receiving honors.  Sophomore Hailee Brayton and freshman Kayla MacDavitt of La Salle have been named to the All-Arrowhead Conference volleyball team.

Brayton and MacDavitt graduated from St. Bede Academy.

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Veterans to be remembered during Utica Veteran’s Parade Sunday

Posted by wlpo on November 3, 2012

Remember military veterans with the annual Utica Veteran’s Parade. The parade attracts veterans from all branches of service and will feature the Chicago Police Department Bag Pipe Band and two flyovers.

Sharron Weiden of the Utica American Legion says they want to remember the people who gave their lives for their country.

The parade begins at 1pm Sunday near the Utica Village Hall. From there the parade with travel north on Route 178 to Mill Street and eventually ends at Danny Carey Memorial Park for a service.

If you are a veteran and would like to participate, you can march or ride in a World War II cargo trunk or a trolley.

Weiden says this year’s parade is dedicated to Vietnam War veterans.

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Citizens First National Bank seized by FDIC

Posted by wlpo on November 3, 2012

If you had been banking with Citizens First National Bank you aren’t anymore.  The bank based in Princeton was seized by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation last night.

Your money is now with Heartland Bank and Trust of Bloomington.  The 21 branches of Citizens are reopening this morning under the new ownership.  Your accounts and deposits have automatically been moved to Heartland Bank and Trust.

The FDIC says you don’t need to do anything to keep your money protected by the FDIC.  Through the weekend you’ll be able to write checks and continue using ATMS and debit cards.  If you have a loan, make your payments as usual.

If you were a customer of Citizens more information about the seizure is available through the FDIC.

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